Non-heart-beating organ donors as a source of kidneys for transplantation: a chart review.

@article{Campbell1999NonheartbeatingOD,
  title={Non-heart-beating organ donors as a source of kidneys for transplantation: a chart review.},
  author={Giedra M Campbell and Francis R. Sutherland},
  journal={CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal = journal de l'Association medicale canadienne},
  year={1999},
  volume={160 11},
  pages={1573-6}
}
BACKGROUND Organ transplantation is the treatment of choice for patients with end-stage organ failure, but the supply of organs has not increased to meet demand. This study was undertaken to determine the potential for kidney donation from patients with irremediable brain injuries who do not meet the criteria for brain death and who experience… CONTINUE READING